How to play private ARK games with friends or mates - ARK: Survival Evolved

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Domains like ScalaCube, Shockbyte, Nodecraft and some much more powerful like baja.ms can help you play ARK with friends PC e Xbox.

When you enter the game you need to choose the "HOST / LOCAL" option, then click on "Non-dedicated session host" and check the "Private game" box.

Enter a server name, a password and enter your game. Then in the options menu, press «invite friends» and choose your friends you want to put on the server.



How to play ARK with friends on PC with Hamachi

If you are looking to play ARK with friends via PC Epic Games, you and your friends should download the Hamachi program. If you are the one creating the server, press the Hamachi power button and then "create a new network".

Then a window appears in which you need to enter the name of the network, enter an original name so that it does not exist confusion with other servers.

Also enter an easy-to-remember password. On the other hand, your friends have to click "Join an existing network" and enter the data you entered.

When entering the ARK, click on the HOST / LOCAL option and in the general settings, on the left hand side, scroll down to the option "Maximum distance with the host" and enter 10000.

Finally, click on 'create non-dedicated session', type the server name (it may be different from Hamachi) and you will enter the game. Your friend has to click on "create single player game" and enter the server details. That would be all.

How to play ARK with friends on Xbox or PS4-PS5 quickly and easily

If you were wondering how to play ARK with friends between PC and PS4, or instead you are interested in knowing how to play ARK with friends PC and Xbox, unfortunately we inform you that until now it is impossible.



As in games like Minecraft, ARK: Survival Evolved does not allow multiplayer games between platforms. Also, it is not possible to load the ARK map on PC to your game on PS4 or Xbox or vice versa.

If you are looking to play ARK mobile with friendsRegardless of the platform, you can purchase a private server that operates 24/24.

Monthly costs range from € 10 to € 24,50 on servers like Nitrado, which despite having a section for PC, another for Xbox and another for PlayStation, the prices are the same.

This is one possible economic solution which also keeps the server running at all times, so the "host" player does not need to be logged in as in Hamachi or Epic Games.

Reasons to play ARK with friends

Life in general is better accompanied, even if it is true that one can only go far, accompanied the path is more friendly It is funny.

You can take this same philosophy into account in video games, and ARK is a great option for prove the points di force good teamwork.


During your evolution in ARK, you will need support, both for find the different artifacts in the depths of the caves of La Isla, both to tame the high-level dinosaurs. The game will allow you to switch days for nights for more comfort.

For this, it is very important to know how to play ARK in local multiplayer. Whether you prefer PC or console, you can enjoy a private server or as a local host, for several hours with your friends.


It is worth noting that if you plan to join an ARK server, it is common to find very advanced players on most servers and it's even possible enter the Arkadia server full of the most famous youtubers of the moment.

That said, it's better create your own server and we hope that what we have included here will be of great help to you.

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